PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Global https://chronicle.com/section/Global/433/ 2016-05-29T19:06:45-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Colleges Help the Faculty Adapt Teaching for Foreign Students https://chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Help-the-Faculty/236363 2016-05-05T04:55:00-04:00 Even taking small steps, like posting lecture slides online, can help an instructor better connect with international students, say experts. By Karin Fischer When Everyone Goes to College: a Lesson From South Korea https://chronicle.com/article/When-Everyone-Goes-to-College-/236313 2016-05-01T18:30:00-04:00 Hearing American officials say the United States should emulate a near-universal college-attendance rate, some higher-ed experts in the East Asian nation scratch their heads. By Karin Fischer German Universities Are Told to Be More Transparent About Industry Research Ties https://chronicle.com/article/German-Universities-Are-Told/236272 2016-04-27T14:36:00-04:00 Universities should do a better job of informing the public about financial links with companies, says a coalition of donors and businesses. By Michael Gardner, for University World News How the N.Y. Institute of Technology Says It Changed the Branch-Campus Model https://chronicle.com/article/How-the-NY-Institute-of/236270 2016-04-27T12:32:00-04:00 With signifcant operations in seven countries outside the United States, the institute sees itself as one globally connected campus. By Benjamin Plackett, for Al-Fanar Media Universities Build a 'Connected Learning' Network for Refugees https://chronicle.com/article/Universities-Build-a/235817 2016-03-23T14:42:00-04:00 A coalition of colleges and NGOs want to offer refugees better higher-education opportunities through a mix of online courses and peer learning.  By Brendan O'Malley, for University World News Muslim Ambassadors on an American Campus https://chronicle.com/article/Muslim-Ambassadors-on-an/235765 2016-03-20T18:35:00-04:00 Whether they like it or not, many of the women in the United States on Saudi  study-abroad programs find themselves representing the Muslim world to curious, sometimes wary Americans. By Karin Fischer Why Studying Abroad Is Safer Than You May Think https://chronicle.com/article/Why-Studying-Abroad-Is-Safer/235732 2016-03-17T04:56:05-04:00 A student is more likely to die on campus than overseas, a new report finds. But the perception that international study comes with risk is widespread. By Karin Fischer U.S. Colleges Look to Recruit More Students From Africa https://chronicle.com/article/US-Colleges-Look-to-Recruit/235727 2016-03-16T10:59:00-04:00 Representatives from more than two dozen colleges visited Africa this month on a tour sponsored by the U.S. government. By Karen MacGregor and Francis Kokutse, for University World News At Science Academies Worldwide, a Paucity of Women https://chronicle.com/article/At-Science-Academies/235641 2016-03-09T13:18:00-05:00 Female scientists represented only 12 percent of the membership at 69 national academies around the world, says a new report.    By Karen MacGregor, for University World News To Measure Teaching, Look to Health Care and Other Industries, Says British Think Tank https://chronicle.com/article/To-Measure-Teaching-Look-to/235552 2016-03-01T13:52:00-05:00 As Britain develops plans to evaluate university teaching, the Higher Education Policy Institute says lessons can be learned from other sectors.  By Brendan O'Malley, for University World News Why Wearing a Veil Divides Cairo University https://chronicle.com/article/Why-Wearing-a-Veil-Divides/235551 2016-03-01T11:05:00-05:00 The institution has added new restrictions to when female professors can wear a veil, raising objections from across its campuses. By Ahmed ElShamy, for Al-Fanar Media Why University Leaders Want Britain to Stay in the European Union https://chronicle.com/article/Why-University-Leaders-Want/235457 2016-02-24T14:48:00-05:00 Leaving the political bloc would hurt research and the ability to attract global talent, says a public letter from 103 vice chancellors. By David Jobbins, for University World News Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Scholars and Students https://chronicle.com/article/Top-Producers-of-US/235384 2016-02-22T04:55:00-05:00 Fulbright Seeks More Diverse Pool of Scholars and Students https://chronicle.com/article/Fulbright-Seeks-More-Diverse/235379 2016-02-22T04:55:00-05:00 State Department officials, study-abroad experts, and Fulbright alumni agree: The best way to diversify is through mentoring and word of mouth. By Courtney Kueppers Britain Pushes Universities to Expand Access to Poor, White Men https://chronicle.com/article/Britain-Pushes-Universities-to/235347 2016-02-17T13:47:00-05:00 The government wants to increase enrollment for minority and disabled students. But it also seeks a new focus on white men from disadvantaged backgrounds. By Brendan O'Malley, for University World News Why the OECD Wants a Global Effort to Measure Student Learning https://chronicle.com/article/Why-the-OECD-Wants-a-Global/235264 2016-02-10T11:01:00-05:00 Without it, judgments about the quality of colleges will be based on "flawed" rankings, says the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's director for education and skills. By Nicola Jenvey, for University World News How a Little-Known Program for Foreign Students Became Embroiled in a Hot-Button National Debate https://chronicle.com/article/How-a-Little-Known-Program-for/234973 2016-01-20T04:55:00-05:00 A legal fight over workplace training has left thousands of students in limbo and could threaten the international appeal of American universities. By Karin Fischer Cheating by International Students Rampant at British Universities, Says Newspaper https://chronicle.com/article/Cheating-by-International/234904 2016-01-13T11:19:00-05:00 An investigation by The Times revealed that nearly 50,000 students, many of them from overseas, were caught cheating in the last three years.  By Brendan O'Malley, for University World News The Spy Who Wasn't https://chronicle.com/article/The-Spy-Who-Wasnt/234857 2016-01-10T18:47:00-05:00 The case of a Chinese-American scholar falsely accused of espionage fuels concerns about racial profiling and a possible chill in international research collaboration. By Karin Fischer Many Arab Students Go to the U.S., But Rarely Is the Reverse True https://chronicle.com/article/Many-Arab-Students-Go-to-the/234818 2016-01-06T11:00:00-05:00 Arab interest in attending American colleges continues to grow, while few students from the United States study in the Middle East and North Africa. By Wagdy Sawahel, for Al-Fanar Media